Caravan du Nord w/The Okee Dokee Brothers, Paul Spring, Dan Thornby at Holmes Theatre (Detroit Lakes)
Innova Hi-Fi Club at Landmark Center (St. Paul)
Mon 10/6/14, 5-8 pm
The MMC teams up with Innova Recordings to host a monthly series of listening events at Landmark Center. We will meet to socialize with others interested in contemporary music, and then focus on selected recordings heard under ideal conditions, from beginning to end, and discussed (where possible) with the makers. This kickoff event starts at the American Composers Forum/Innova offices at 5 pm with great nosh and a video conversation with the composers.
Free and open to the public, but BYO beanbag if you want to chill out more completely!
Wed 10/15/14, 6:30-7:30 pm
Have a nagging legal question but can't afford to pay for an attorney? Stop by our free legal clinic to get one-on-one assistance from lawyers and law students on a variety of topics including copyright, contracts, tax issues and more. Presented in partnership with the Minnesota Justice Foundation.
The event is open to all ages and pay what you can. Please RSVP to ensure there are enough chairs and refreshments: firstname.lastname@example.org / 1-651-347-1MMC.
Caravan du Nord w/Romantica, Jillian Rae, Barb Piper at Shattuck-St. Mary's (Faribault)
The 2014 Caravan du Nord returns to Faribault this year for a day of free artist workshops, networking with industry professionals and an evening concert featuring nationally lauded Americana band Romantica, fiddler/songwriter Jillian Rae and local vocalist Barb Piper!
The 2014 Caravan du Nord comes to Lake Superior for the first time, presenting a day of free artist workshops, networking with industry professionals and a grand finale show at the Michell Auditorium with indie rock band Sleep Study, Americana blues artist Crankshaft, and local country outfit Breanne Marie & The Front Porch Sinners
Trampled By Turtles w/Doomtree, Low & Haley Bonar in Duluth
Saturday, June 28, 4:30 pm
Bayfront Festival Park
350 Harbor Drive, Duluth, MN
Tickets: $25 advance / $30 gate
Kids 12 & under free!
2014 MN Music Summit
1/11 Benefit w/Astronautalis & Sims
Astronautalis & Sims Benefit Concert at The Garage (Burnsville)
Sat 1/11/13, 6:00 pm
The MMC is proud to be a sponsor of a special all-ages benefit for To the Bridge Foundation. Featuring performances by local hip hop favorites Astronautalis and Sims, the concert will take place on Saturday, January 11th at 6 pm at The Garage in Burnsville, MN. It will be the 3rd annual benefit concert held to honor Chaska native Tony Dolski who lost his life on August 9, 2011 and raise money to support To the Bridge Foundation's work to support those struggling with chemical dependency and help them create bridges to the next stages of their lives. More information and tickets available here.
Health Insurance for MN Musicians: How to Navigate MNsure
at Springboard for the Arts (308 Prince Street, St. Paul)
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Open Info Session: 6:30-7:30 pm
Personalized Assistance: 6:30-8:30 pm (by appointment only)
MMC teams up with Springboard for the Arts to help musicians looking at enrolling in insurance through MNsure. Drop in to the Springboard for the Arts offices any time from 6:30-7:30pm to get your MNsure questions answered and watch Springboard's new MNsure video series. A limited number of appointments are also available from 6:30-8:30pm for those who would like assistance creating a MNsure account and filling out an application for health insurance coverage.
The event is free and open to all ages. Please RSVP to Nikki Hunt at email@example.com and include whether you'd like an appointment for personalized application assistance between 6:30-8:30 pm.
MMC's Workshop Wednesdays are held in the Twin Cities the third Wednesday of every month from 6:30-7:30 pm on a variety of professional and creative topics, including publishing, promotions, songwriting, entertainment law, and wellness.
Springboard for the Arts is certified as a MNsure Navigator for Minnesota’s creative workforce. Their role is to provide one-on-one, unbiased information and referrals to help you better understand the requirement for coverage and assist you in gaining that coverage through MNsure. For more information, please visit www.springboardforthearts.org/health.